Thursday, May 21, 2015

Fwd: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, May 21, 2015

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From: Rafael Guillermo Campos-Ramírez <>
Sent: Thu, May 21, 2015 02:13 PM
Subject: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, May 21, 2015

Here is a partial list of the bird species observed during the BBC Bird Walk, led by Ed Crowne.

We were very lucky to find the male Blue Grosbeak.  Also, a record, at least for me during this Spring migration: 16 sps of warblers. See list below.

Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Kings, US-NY
May 21, 2015 7:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Observer: Rafael G Campos
Protocol: Traveling
8.2 kilometer(s)
53 species

Wood Duck (Aix sponsa)  4
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)  2
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)  2
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) (Columba livia (Feral Pigeon))  7
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)  3
Chimney Swift (Chaetura pelagica)  4
Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)  2
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)  2
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted) (Colaptes auratus auratus/luteus)  1
Eastern Wood-Pewee (Contopus virens)  1
Great Crested Flycatcher (Myiarchus crinitus)  2
Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus)  2
Warbling Vireo (Eastern) (Vireo gilvus gilvus)  2
Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus)  8
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)  3
Northern Rough-winged Swallow (Stelgidopteryx serripennis)  4
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)  1
White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis)  1
House Wren (Troglodytes aedon)  3
Gray-cheeked Thrush (Catharus minimus)  1
Swainson's Thrush (Catharus ustulatus)  9
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)  5
Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis)  4
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)  8
Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)  10
Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapilla)  2
Northern Waterthrush (Parkesia noveboracensis)  5
Black-and-white Warbler (Mniotilta varia)  2
Tennessee Warbler (Oreothlypis peregrina)  1
Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)  14
American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla)  8
Northern Parula (Setophaga americana)  3
Magnolia Warbler (Setophaga magnolia)  6

Blackburnian Warbler (Setophaga fusca)  1
Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)  1
Chestnut-sided Warbler (Setophaga pensylvanica)  1
Blackpoll Warbler (Setophaga striata)  9
Black-throated Blue Warbler (Setophaga caerulescens)  1
Black-throated Green Warbler (Setophaga virens)  1
Canada Warbler (Cardellina canadensis)  2
Wilson's Warbler (Cardellina pusilla)  1

Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina)  1    Heard only.
Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza georgiana)  1
White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)  1
Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea)  1
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)  5
Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus)  2
Blue Grosbeak (Passerina caerulea)  1    Male. Multiple observers.
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)  1
Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula)  8
Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater)  1
Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula)  6
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)  5

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Brooklyn is great birding!!!